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9017262 Systems and methods for connection to a transducer in ultrasound probes  
Methods and systems for connection to a transducer in ultrasound probes are provided. One connection arrangement includes a connector having a transducer connection portion configured to couple to...
9019796 Streamer spread with reduced drag  
A method and a marine front-end gear for connecting a set of streamers to a towing vessel. The front-end gear includes ropes for connecting a first sub-set of streamers to the vessel; lead-ins for...
9019115 Warning horn control system, radar system, and method  
There is provided a radar system that includes an emitter system (e.g., an antenna), configured to emit electromagnetic pulses and detect electromagnetic pulses, and a reflection target, placed...
9019798 Acoustic reception  
A pressure-balanced acoustic-signal-receiving apparatus and methods therefor. The apparatus may comprise a first housing, a first actuator, a second housing, and a second actuator. The first...
9019795 Method of object tracking using sonar imaging  
An object is measured to record the relative surface coordinates. Then, a portion of the object “the front side” immersed in a fluid is imaged by directing a sonar pulse at the object and...
9010484 Source acquisition with multiple frequency components  
A seismic source array includes a first source and a second source. The first source has a first spectral output and the second source has a second spectral output different than the first...
9013952 Marine seismic survey systems and methods using autonomously or remotely operated vehicles  
Systems and methods for carrying out seismic surveys and/or conducting permanent reservoir monitoring with autonomous or remote-controlled water vehicles, including surface and submersible...
9013960 Orientation of an ultrasonic signal  
A system and method for orientation of an ultrasonic signal includes at least two emitters in a mobile device that includes an orientation sensor that can determine a device orientation. A...
9013958 Device for positioning submarine pipeline robots and method thereof  
The present invention relates to a device for positioning submarine pipeline robots and method. The device comprises a pressure wave generator and a device for pressure wave acquiring and...
9010264 Method for using a rat guard  
A rat guard and method utilizing a flexible shield affixed to a plastic sheath positioned on a mooring line to prevent entry onto or exit from the ship by vermin. An electric grid is positioned on...
9013956 Method and system for seismic imaging and earth modeling using beam tomography  
A beam tomography computer implemented method and system for generating improved seismic images and earth models without dependence on reflector structure is disclosed. Recorded seismic data is...
9013961 Apparatus and method of repelling unwanted pests  
An apparatus for repelling pests includes a vibration generator operably connected to an object that operates in a first vibrating mode and a second non-vibrating mode. An environmental sensor...
9013962 Seismic vibratory acquisition method and apparatus  
A method and related apparatus are described for generating acoustic signals for use in a vibratory seismic survey, including at least two different sweep signals for the control of at least two...
9013957 Full flow pulser for measurement while drilling (MWD) device  
An apparatus, method, and system described for generating pressure pulses in a drilling fluid utilizing a flow throttling device longitudinally and axially positioned within the center of a main...
9013953 Buoy based marine seismic survey system and method  
A seismic survey system for recording seismic data underwater. The system includes first plural buoys configured to descend to a first predetermined depth (H1) in water, at least one buoy having a...
9013959 Long-range acoustical positioning system on continental shelf regions  
Methods and systems for determining a geophysical position of an object in an underwater channel are provided. Acoustic signals from at least two sources are received by a receiver of the object....
9013955 Method and apparatus for echo-peak detection for circumferential borehole image logging  
Signals from an acoustic transducer used in a borehole include overlapping, ringing reflections from the casing walls, voids in the cement and the formation. By using the Hilbert transform, an...
9013954 Method for determining properties of a formation  
A method for determining properties of a formation comprises disposing at least one acoustic logging tool in a well and moving the logging tool along the well. An acoustic logging is performed...
9007872 Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and method thereof  
An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus characterized by comprising, a probe which has a transducer and which transmits and receives ultrasonic waves, an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus main body; and...
9007870 Seismic surveying techniques with illumination areas identifiable from primary and higher-order reflections  
Techniques are disclosed relating to determining or executing a survey pattern for a marine seismic survey vessel. The survey pattern may be determined based on a determined subsurface...
9007874 Signal generation device  
Provided is a signal generation device used for an information input method using an ultrasonic signal. Contact electrodes which are formed in a flexible printed circuit board to be in contact...
9007231 Synchronization of distributed measurements in a borehole  
A system and method to synchronize distributed measurements in a borehole are described. The system includes a plurality of wired segments coupled together by couplers and a plurality of nodes...
9007873 Clamp type ultrasonic processor and application thereof  
A clamp type ultrasonic processor comprises a transducer assembly and a functional gripper. The transducer assembly comprises a transducer (1) and an amplitude transforming shaft (2) attached...
9007871 Passive proximity detection  
Techniques and devices are disclosed for utilizing passively received audio signals to determine proximity of devices to other objects. In one embodiment, a method of passive proximity detection...
9007869 Ultrasound imaging system  
An ultrasonic imaging system for generating an ultrasonic image of a motion status of an object according to at least an ultrasonic motion signal generated by detecting the motion of the object is...
9000902 Driver assistance system and method for operating same  
A driver assistance system and method for operating a driver assistance system, the driver assistance system provides a plurality of distance sensors, in particular ultrasonic sensors, which are...
9001620 Method for echo processing in a pulse-echo ranging system  
In a pulse-echo ranging system an energy pulse is transmitted to a target, echo pulses are received and converted into an echo signal that is processed to identify an echo from the target and to...
9001619 Method for imaging microseismic events using an azimuthally-dependent focal mechanism  
Disclosed herein are various embodiments of methods and systems for determining the orientation and direction of first motion of a fault or fracture by optimizing an azimuthally-dependent...
9001622 Receiver communications for wireless power transfer  
A signal generator generates an electrical signal that is sent to an amplifier, which increases the power of the signal using power from a power source. The amplified signal is fed to a sender...
9001615 Oscillating flared streamers  
The invention relates to a seismic acquisition process where the streamers are intentionally directed to follow an oscillating sweep pattern behind a tow vessel to counteract the effect of the...
9001617 Marine seismic streamer with increased skin stiffness  
An apparatus includes a streamer having one or more seismic data acquisition devices enclosed within a skin. The skin has a modulus of elasticity of at least 30 MPa to attenuate a flow noise.
9000942 Borehole telemetry system  
A telemetry apparatus and method for communicating data from a down-hole location through a borehole to the surface is described including a light source, an optical fiber being placed along the...
9001616 Method for simulating the positioning of at least one streamer comprising a step for predicting the current on at least two distinct points of the streamer  
A method for simulating the positioning of at least one acoustic linear antenna towed in a study zone is provided. The method includes at least one simulation step of at least one future position...
9002719 Device and method for building claim assessment  
Disclosed systems and methods automatically assess claims. A device may receive one or more images of a claimed object, such as a building or vehicle, compare the images to reference images and...
8997675 Paravane increased lift, towing system and method  
A method and a marine towing system for towing streamers or sources. The towing system includes a connecting line; a first paravane connected to the connecting line, wherein the connecting line is...
9001618 Method of attenuating noise in marine seismic streamers utilizing varied sensor spacing and position-dependent band-pass filters  
The invention comprises a system for attenuating noise in seismic signals detected in a marine seismic streamer. In a particular implementation the system may comprise seismic detectors positioned...
9001621 Dual frequency ultrasonic locationing system  
A dual frequency ultrasonic locationing system includes an emitter operable to emit two different ultrasonic frequencies simultaneously in one ultrasonic burst. A receiver with at least two...
9001614 System for self-localizing near field data processing  
A system, processor and method of use for calibration processing is provided to calibrate acoustic vector sensor data collected at comparatively close range. Vector sensor data collected at close...
9001623 Sonar systems and sonar methods that use a tow body having a towed acoustic projector for which an orientation can be changed while being towed  
A tow body and associated method have an acoustic projector that can be rotated about a vertical plane while the tow body is being towed through the water. In some embodiments, the tow body and...
8998535 Method and system of retriever systems for marine geophysical survey sensor streamers  
Retriever systems for marine geophysical survey sensor streamers. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods including attaching a retriever system to a sensor streamer by: wrapping...
8995224 Real-time velocity and pore-pressure prediction ahead of drill bit  
Techniques for estimating velocity ahead of a drill bit include generating seismic waves at a surface from at least two different source positions in the vicinity of a borehole, receiving seismic...
8995226 Measurement method and apparatus  
There is provided a method and associated apparatus for measurement. Specifically, a method for determining a distance travelled by a signal in a medium, or the time of flight of a signal...
8995227 Systems and methods of processing information regarding weapon fire location using projectile shockwave and muzzle blast times of arrival data  
Systems and method of processing information regarding weapon fire are set forth herein. In one exemplary implementation, a method of processing information regarding weapon fire, such as...
8995228 Ultrasonic locationing using only time difference of arrival measurements  
A method and system for ultrasonic locationing using time difference of arrival measurements includes an ultrasonic receiver including three microphones each disposed on a periphery of a housing...
8996322 Method and system for improving MLS-based measurements  
A measurement systems that reduces spurious artifacts in reflected signals by generating and employing an improved maximum length sequence. Accurate acoustic measurements with both high SNR and...
8995221 Towed marine sensor streamer having concentric stress member  
A seismic streamer includes a jacket covering an exterior of the streamer. At least one strength member extends the length of the jacket. The strength member is formed as a substantially flat belt...
8994550 Transmitter and receiver synchronization for wireless telemetry systems  
A method and system are presented for transmitting data along tubing in a borehole, comprising generating an acoustic signal using a transmitter at a first location on the tubing, and receiving...
8994527 Sea floor sampling device and method  
A device for collecting samples of the sea floor, including a collection apparatus, a diving apparatus and a control apparatus.
8994549 System and method of facilitating oilfield operations utilizing auditory information  
The invention provides a system and method for facilitating oilfield operations utilizing auditory data. In one embodiment, the present invention generates one or more auditory mapping structures...
8995232 Electromagnetic seismic vibrator architecture  
Aspects described herein relate to an electromagnetic seismic vibrator (EMSV) architecture that provide wide frequency range operation, ground force application with high fidelity, and low...